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EPSRC Reviews

Updated November 25, 2014
Updated November 25, 2014
4 Reviews
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  1.  

    PhD stipend does not go very far

    Current Employee - PhD
    Current Employee - PhD

    I have been working at EPSRC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    PhD offers intellectual freedom to a certain extent, as well as flexible hours

    Cons

    The pay is poor for the quality of work done

  2.  

    An opportunity to gain a research flavour as part of my undergraduate degree

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Researcher in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Researcher in Manchester, England (UK)

    I worked at EPSRC full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    - High stipend money was given to me although I was an undergrad

    Cons

    - Funding not available to final year students

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fairly flexible work environment, however, goal-oriented

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    A really good way to start your research career

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EPSRC

    Pros

    flexibility,
    no deadlines and student's benefits

    Cons

    low salary and stressing life of a phd student

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  5.  

    Fully funded phd student at a DTC

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - DPhil Student Oxford University
    Current Employee - DPhil Student Oxford University

    I have been working at EPSRC

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, can follow intellectual instincts

    Cons

    Long working hours, can work weekends, very low pay, career advancement is hard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More commuication about funding opportunities post-phd

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